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  • By Lauren Catenacci Age and generation can be salient in the workplace, especially when there are currently four generations together in workforce. Perspectives and beliefs about the purpose of work and workplace interactions are shaped by the generation in which a person grew up. Therefore, it isn’t surprising that older workers have stereotypes about younger […]
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  • By Nick Redding In both research and practice, conflicts at work are often categorized based on what they are about: conflicts over the actual work that is being done (i.e. task), disagreements over how team members should work together (i.e. process), or conflicts resulting from personal differences (i.e. relationship). This is ‘the what’ in a […]
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  • By Regina Kim Spoken messages are one of the major communication methods used in companies to influence individual listeners in sales pitches, negotiations, and decision-making. An accent, which represents one’s manner of pronunciation, constitutes an important part of a speaker’s social identity and conveys a considerable amount of social information. It also serves as a […]
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  • How can effective governance prevent conflict? By Kyong Mazzaro In the international arena there is considerable consensus around the notion that democratic institutions and economic development are pivotal in reducing and preventing conflict. According to the United Nations, democracy is a core value and a universally recognized ideal. At the same time, in regards to […]

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  • MD-ICCCR Instructor, Teachers College Robert Ferguson, Ph.D. has practiced psychology over twenty years. As an executive coach, leadership development expert, and professional speaker, he has provided consulting, conflict resolution, mediation, and leadership training to organizations such as Credit Suisse USA, Merrill Lynch, Ahlstrom, Kennametal, KBI Biopharma, Aegon, and many other companies, startups, universities and nonprofits. […]
  • Caitlin is currently our work study at the MD-ICCCR. She is responsible for supporting both students and professors with courses offered by the center. Caitlin is an EdM student in Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College with a special interest in educational leadership, critical pedagogy, and conflict resolution in schools. She is also pursuing the […]
  • Senior Vice President, The Fortune Society Stanley Richards has worked in the Criminal Justice field for over 25 years. His work with inmates started while incarcerated in a New York State prison, where he worked as the inmate Director of Pre-Release.  Stanley’s professional experience began in 1991 at The Fortune Society, where he initially worked […]
  • ICCCR Instructor, Teachers College Robert M. Anderson is a consultant and trainer with 25 years’ experience in the field of international human resources development. His work has taken him to organizations in 30 countries. Drawing on the theory and methods of adult learning and conflict resolution, he designs and delivers active-learning workshops, adapting the content […]

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  • Request for Proposals Modeling Aspects of Sustainable Human Development The Advanced Consortium for Conflict, Cooperation, and Complexity (AC4) is soliciting proposals from across the Columbia University community to construct statistical, computational, or simulation models that operationalize and test the parameters of sustainable human development (SHD) described below. AC4 will provide seed funding of up to $10,000 to fund […]
  • Teachers College has received a restricted, endowed gift from Lida Orzeck to create a new $100,000 scholarship. The new fund, to be named the Lida A. Orzeck Scholarship Fund, will be used to provide scholarship assistance to students pursuing a doctoral degree in the Social-Organizational Psychology program. In recognition of Orzeck’s $50,000 gift, the College […]
  • Apply on the website: Advertised Summary Job Description Reporting to the Director of the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict and Complexity (AC4)The AC4 Assistant Director coordinates the general operations of the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict and Complexity (AC4). Duties and responsibilities include: 1) human resource coordination ; 2) budget monitoring and reconciliation; 3) […]
  • CONFLICT RESOLUTION RESEARCH INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY Conflict Lab Internship Program (CLIP) International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution, Teachers College, Columbia University Research Intern (part-time, unpaid) Deadline for applications: September 12, 2014 Job Description Research Interns work on specific research projects throughout the academic year. Most interns spend their time performing a mix of administrative and […]

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